correspondent, who is standing by at our parliamentary studios. afghanistan, syria, a possible u.s./e you free trade deal -- lots on the agenda. what would you say is the biggest deal right now in the u.s.-german relations? >> it would see that economic issues topped the agenda in john kerry's talks with german leaders. in both press conferences with the german foreign minister and chancellor angela merkel, we heard a lot of talk about that possible free-trade agreement between the eu and the u.s. we heard john kerry in your report just they're talking about jobs, jobs, jobs. there appears to be a great deal of economic pressure on both sides of the atlantic driving some motivation toward a possible free trade deal, but again, there were other foreign policy issues, including afghanistan and, particularly, syria on the agenda. >> what about this free trade deal?